Browsing: Logistics

Spare fix

The spare parts aftermarket, or ‘support chain’ is becoming as much about information as it is about mechanical bits and pieces. Are we seeing the emergence of a new model for aftermarket services?

Picking the right strategy

Order picking processes lie at the very heart of the distribution operation. Defining the right parameters and applying the correct technology can make all the difference between commercial success and failure. Make sure you’re a winner.

Red alert overload

Supply chain event management is an important aid to supply chain visibility, but it needs careful implementation to avoid getting overwhelmed with alerts.

Fashion

In the US, retailers and suppliers have long been into Floor Ready Merchandise. But only now are European retailers looking at this practice of improving the flow of product from manufacture to sales floor. Why are European retailers slow on the uptake?

Chemical bond

Behind the scenes at Dow AgroSciences a partnership has been forged to tackle the significant logistical challenges faced by the agrochemicals giant in Europe.

John Glanville

New technology can not only solve business problems, but also improve the way people interact, according to Caradon’s director of IT.

Annual General Assembly

The ELA Annual General Assembly took place at the end of May during the ‘Transport & Logistic’ fair in Munich. We are happy to announce that three new members were accepted.

Conventional thinking

A selection of Britain’s major business leaders will once again take centre stage at The Institute of Logistics and Transport’s (ILT) annual logistics convention when it returns to Birmingham’s ICC for the second year (17 and 18 June 2003).

ELA’s European Award for Logistics Excellence 2003

Each year the European Logistics Association presents its prestigious Award for Excellence. The recipient is the company which, in the opinion of the panel of international judges, demonstrates outstanding achievements in logistics and supply chain manage